Earlier today, Rohit Chopra, Student Loan Ombudsman for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, responded to questions from readers about applying for schools and comparing financial aid packages. In this second part, he deals with the many issues involved with repaying your student loans. [More]
With loan rates bottoming out, borrowers may feel hurried to get out there and snag a low rate for a mortgage refinancing or debt consolidation as quickly as possible. But thanks to con artists out to take advantage of borrowers, a blind rush at the most appealing numbers could lead to disaster.